Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Emergency Services Files: April 2018

Our Archive of items for the month of April, from the files of law enforcement and other emergency responders in Northwestern British Columbia.

From the North Coast Review

New Conservation Officers hired, New Offices opened; none for Prince Rupert
First Court appearance for Prince Rupert RCMP member on driving charges from 2017 incident
Marcan Construction give contract award for City's RCMP Jail Cell renovations
Masset RCMP seek help of the public in finding Wanted Man
CityWest, BC Hydro crews work into Thursday evening to repair damage following Industrial Park vehicle incident
RCMP update on Sloan Avenue fire confirms the tragic loss of life from Monday afternoon
As search for David Kim comes to an end, family and friends look to thank those that offered assistance
Prince Rupert Fire/Rescue working house fire on Sloan
As warmer weather arrives, wildlife encounters will increase; BC Conservation advise on what you need to know
Prince Rupert RCMP continue search for missing Terrace man; look to adjust timeline further
Council tutorial highlights elements of new Information services from City of Prince Rupert
Fast moving windstorm lives up to billing: takes down trees, takes out power
Coast Guard Rescue three off fishing vessel sinking near Triple Island
Northwest RCMP detachments open missing person file for Terrace resident
Emergency Info and Civic Information about to be made available through mobile device services
Border Services Agents and Federal Government reach contract agreement
Emergency Alert System to come to mobile devices in May

Media From Across the Northwest

Prince Rupert/Port Edward/Haida Gwaii/North Coast

April 30 -- Disappointment as Prince Rupert fails to get conservation officer
April 28 -- Propane like odour temporarily halts work at Fairview Container Terminal
April 27 -- New Conservation Officers coming to the Northwest
April 26 -- New Conservation Officers sworn in
April 25 -- Prince Rupert RCMP detachment to get jail cell upgrade (video)
April 25 -- Prince Rupert RCMP office court case pushed to June
April 25 -- Prince Rupert officer charged after striking pedestrian makes first court appearance
April 25 -- Police Briefs
April 25 -- Prince Rupert Police Officer receives court date (video)
April 25 -- Prince Rupert Mountie makes first court appearance for motor vehicle Act charge
April 24 -- Prince Rupert RCMP Officer Due in Court Wednesday
April 24 -- City to begin jail cell upgrades by mid-May
April 24 -- Prince Rupert forges ahead with RCMP jail cell retrofit
April 23 -- City struggles to meet RCMP demands to improve facilities
April 20 -- Crash snarls traffice between Terrace and Prince Rupert
April 20 -- Vehicle roll over on Highway 16
April 19 -- Prince Rupert Truck Crash (video)
April 19 -- Masset RCMP seek man wanted for assault
April 19 -- Masset RCMP looking for Wanted Man
April 19 -- Two Sent to Hospital following crash in Prince Rupert
April 19 -- Dump truck and passenger vehicle involved in crash at industrial park
April 18 -- Police Briefs
April 18 -- Fundraiser set up in honour of missing Terrace man as Volunteer Search is called off
April 17 -- Sloan Avenue Fire update  (video)
April 17 -- Sloan Avenue Fire (video)
April 17 -- Foul play not suspected in fatal fire
April 17 -- Police say no foul play in house fire that claimed the life of a 77 year old woman
April 17 -- Prince Rupert RCMP confirms death in Sloan Avenue Fire
April 16 -- Prince Rupert residential fire (video)
April 16 -- Prince Rupert residential fire
April 16 -- One Person sent to hospital following fire in Prince Rupert
April 16 -- Fire crews battle fire on Sloan Avenue
April 13 -- New technology aims to track earthquakes and tsunami in real-time
April 13 -- Prince Rupert Distracted Driving crackdown (video)
April 13 -- Prince Rupert RCMP conduct distracted driving blitz
April 12 -- Search continues for David Kim, five days later
April 12 -- Prince Rupert Tsunami Assessment (video)
April 12 -- Prince Rupert conducting Tsunami Risk Assessment
April 11 -- Prince Rupert cleaning up after wind storm (audio)
April 11 -- Fishing vessel that sunk in the Hecate strait leaking fuel
April 11 -- Search continues for David Kim (video)
April 11 -- Wild Winds Hit BC North Coast (video)
April 11 -- RCMP narrow timeline regarding David Kim's disappearance
April 11 -- Gusts of 104 km/h wallop Prince Rupert Tuesday afternoon
April 11 -- Fuel spotted where Western Commander sank
April 11 -- Fuel sheen spotted near sunken fishing vessel
April 11 -- RCMP renew call for witnesses in search for David Kim
April 11 -- RCMP briefs
April 10 -- Extreme winds wreak havoc across Prince Rupert
April 10 -- Fishing vessel sinks, one dead
April 10 -- Extreme winds knock down trees and put 2,680 residents out of power in Rupert
April 10 -- City of Prince Rupert debuts Emergency Alert system (video)
April 10 -- Prince Rupert launches emergency alert system
April 10 -- Prince Rupert launches Emergency Alert System and App
April 10 -- Harsh winds batter North and Central Coast
April 10 -- City launches its own app and emergency notification system
April 9 -- Three rescued as fishing vessel sinks off Prince Rupert
April 9 -- Update on the search for David Kim (video)
April 9 -- Prince Rupert man dies after sinking of the Western Commander
April 9 -- Missing Person -- David Sung Duk Kim (RCMP statement)
April 9 -- RCMP seeking more information on missing Terrace man
April 9 -- Terrace man missing
April 8 -- Missing man last seen leaving Shames ski hill
April 6 -- Cell-phone alert system goes live for future tsunami warnings
April 5 -- Boat fire inside harbour machining
April 4 -- After four years, contract deal reached for border guards
April 4 -- RCMP briefs
April 3 -- Next tsunami alert will be on your phone


April 30 -- No one seriously hurt in Highway 16 crash
April 30 -- Man caught illegally in Terrace
April 30 -- Weekend fights in Terrace lead to multiple arrests
April 26 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (April 20 to 22)
April 26 -- Terrace Fire Department boosts its abilities with new training regimen
April 26 -- Fire department reminds public to not burn yard waste
April 26 -- New Conservation Officers sworn in
April 25 -- Assault investigation leads to drug charges in Terrace
April 24 -- First responder calls continue trend up in Terrace
April 23 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (April 16 to 19)
April 18 -- David Kim Update (video)
April 18 -- Fundraiser set up in honour of missing Terrace man as Volunteer Search is called off
April 17 -- Fundraiser established in David Kim's memory
April 16 -- Man fined for providing liquor to underage girls
April 16 -- Terrace RCMP probe Thornhill Street break in
April 15 -- Kitimat RCMP ready to test for drivers under influence of pot
April 13 -- Terrace Detchment Service Report (April 9 to12)
April 12 -- Conservation Office Service urging residents to put away animal attractants (audio)
April 11 -- Video surveillance in Terrace a no-go: privacy commissioner
April 10 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (April 6 to 8)
April 10 -- OCP denies Terrace downtown surveillance cameras
April 6 -- Emergency Support Services conference scheduled for Terrace
April 6 -- Record Number of Emergency Responders Expected at Next Weekend's Conference in Terrace
April 5 -- Bear sightings trickling in
April 5 -- Terrace Flags at Half Mast to Remember Former Fire Chief
April 5 -- Terrace lowers flags in memory of former fire chief
April 3 -- Captured: Terrace man wanted on warrants (RCMP statement)

Bulkley Valley and elsewhere

April 27 -- Police seek help in finding missing person
April 27 -- Home Badly damaged by fire in Telkwa
April 27 -- Public advised to prepare for flood risk 
April 27 -- Bulkley-Nechako residents warned of possible flooding
April 27 -- Telkwa Fire on Coalmine Road
April 27 -- Trailer Fire in Telkwa
April 26 -- Fire Preparedness in the Bulkley Valley
April 26 -- Telkwa house fire closes Coalmine Road
April 20 -- Bear activity closes Permiter Trail sections
April 20 -- Trail closure near Smithers due to high bear activity
April 20 -- Bear activity forces trail closure in Smithers
April 24 -- Sudden heatwave could trigger flooding in Lakes District
April 19 -- Houston Fire Department working harder
April 19 -- High fire danger days expected to increase in Houston
April 19 -- A significant upgrade' Smithers Fire Chief Keith Stecko
April 18 -- Wanted: Lane Steven Peepchuck
April 18 -- Burns Lake to scrap fireworks ban
April 18 -- New Hazelton RCMP search for wanted man
April 17 -- Fire destroys trailer
April 17 -- Fire in Mountainview Mobile home park
April 17 -- Wanted: Robbery and assault suspect Lane Peepchuck
April 17 -- New Hazelton RCMP looking for wanted man
April 12 -- April snow could bring may floods
April 11 -- New Hazelton Power outage and Highway 16 closure
April 11 -- Highway 16 re-opened at South Hazelton
April 11 -- Highway 16 reopened near New Hazelton
April 11 -- Highway 16 closed west of New Hazelton
April 10 -- Fort St. James man arrested on two outstanding warrants
April 6 -- Former Burns Lake Mayor's trial moved to Smithers
April 6 -- Smithers RCMP: No severe injuries in crash
April 6 -- Luke Strimbold Court Date Announced (video)
April 6 -- Strimbold Trial moved to Smithers
April 6 -- Slippery conditions blamed for crash
April 5 -- Crash closes Highway 16 east of Smithers
April 3 -- New fire truck for Burns Lake

Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska

April 27 -- Troopers investigate POW robbery
April 19 -- Sitka's rescue team passes accreditation test
April 18 -- NOAA investigating marine mammal shooting
April 13 -- Ketchikan assembly to vote on FEM flood-maps appeal
April 12 -- Juvenile charges with felony assault
April 12 -- Sitka Mountain Rescue helps five hikers on Harbor Mt.
April 11 -- Windstorm hist Southeast; Ketchikan clocks biggest gusts (audio)
April 6 -- To prepare for the worst, Sitka Airport drills mock plane crash (audio)
April 4 -- Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater
April 3 -- Ketchikan man charged with possessing child porn

Archive of month to month review for 2018

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